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Chemtura Expands Distribution Agreement with Azelis Americas

Published on 2017-01-09. Author : SpecialChem

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Chemtura has announced that Azelis Americas will be the sole distributor for its Great Lakes Solutions flame retardant products* in the USA and Canada. This will encompass the complete brominated and phosphorus flame retardant product portfolios in combination with antimony and synergist and will become effective on Feb 01st, 2017. Chemtura will discontinue its flame retardant business relationship with Chempoint and Nexeo on January 31st, 2017.

Agreement to Help Chemtura Efficiently Serve All Market Segments

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Agreement to Help Chemtura Efficiently
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Chad Kessler, Commercial Director for Great Lakes Solutions in the Americas, statesChemtura is committed to enabling our customers’ growth, hence consolidating our distribution channel with Azelis makes sense, given their world-class technical capabilities and supply chain expertise which will allow Chemtura to more efficiently serve all market segments.”

Great Lakes Solutions, Azelis, Chempoint and Nexeo are committed to ensuring a smooth transition for all customers and do not expect any disruptions as a result of this change. In December Chempoint & Nexeo contacted all current customers and provided them with transition letter. Azelis has also proactively begun contacting customers to help facilitate the transition.

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Frank Bergonzi, CEO and President of Azelis Americas states, "We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Chemtura. We have the technical capabilities in the lab and in our sales force to grow this business for Chemtura.” Dan Gruber, President of CASE, Azelis Americas adds, “the flame retardant products from Great Lakes Solutions fills a void in our product offering. We are committed to servicing and growing the customer base in the US and in Canada.”

*Great Lakes Solutions Flame Retardant Products – Brominated Flame Retardants, Phosphorous Flame Retardant, Antimony, Synergists & Smoke Suppressants.

About Chemtura

Chemtura Corporation, with 2015 sales of $1.7 billion, is one of the global manufacturers and marketers of specialty chemicals.

About Azelis

Azelis is one of the leading global specialty chemicals distributors. It provides a diverse range of products and innovative services to more than 25,000 customers.

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Source: Azelis Americas
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